New York Metropolitan Flora

Genus: Polygala

Polygala cruciata Polygala lutea Polygala nuttallii Polygala polygama Polygala paucifolia

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Last Modified 01/18/2013

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Nomenclature

Polygala Linnaeus, Sp. Pl. 2: 701. 1753.

List of Polygala Species

References to Polygala

  • Abbott, J. R. 2011. Notes on the disintegration of Polygala (Polygalaceae), with four new genera for the flora of North America. J. Bot. Res. Inst. Texas 5: 125-137.
  • Forest, F. et.al. 2007. The role of biotic and abiotic factors in evolution of ant dispersal in the milkwort family (Polygalaceae). Evolution 61: 1675-1694.
  • Milby, T. H. 1976. Studies in the floral anatomy of Polygala (Polygalaceae).
  • Persson, C. 2001. Phylogenetic relationships in Polygalaceae based on plastid DNA sequences from the TRNL-F region. Taxon 50: 763-779.